Will Koehler PhD, LCSW (pronouns: he/him, they/them) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and owner of the mental health group practice, Journey to a Trauma Informed Life, LLC. His areas of research and expertise include traumatic stress related disorders, mental health concerns among LGBTQ+ individuals, treatment of children exposed to violence and abuse, and trauma-informed social work practice. As a private practitioner, he serves children and adults with trauma-resolution therapies and a client-centered approach. He currently provides training, supervision and consulting services in the areas of LGBTQ+ competency, trauma-informed practices and is an EMDRIA-approved Consultant in Training.
Will Koehler explores a recent meta-narrative review investigating effective mental health support for the LGBTQ+ youth community.[read the full story...]
Will Koehler explores a case study which provides very early evidence that adapted narrative exposure therapy may be helpful in treating PTSD in adolescents.[read the full story...]
Will Koehler summarises a ‘netnographic’ study which provides a clarion call to those working within trauma-treatment systems to examine their practices with young people from a multi-system perspective.[read the full story...]
Will Koehler writes his debut Mental Elf blog on an exploratory study about how LGBT youth use the internet in relation to their mental health.
Follow #MindTech2019 on Twitter today to hear more from the lead author Mathijs Lucassen about this and other recent digital mental health research.[read the full story...]